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Artemisia Gentileschi on the page and on the screen

Jesse Locker– I confess that I first heard Michael Palin, of Monty Python fame, was making a documentary film about baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi—the subject of my recent book—buried in an article in the British tabloid The Mirror with the unpromising headline “Great British Bake Off leaves me cold says

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The paradoxical precision of Eva Hesse

This guest post from Kirsten Swenson conjures a 1960s moment in art both through specific objects that were created then – and continue to exist today – and through a masterful evocation of the ethos that animated a group of artists working at that time.  For more, do read her

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